Murder

21 Years Later, a West Fargo Family is Still Dealing with the Murder of Cherryl Tendeland

Appearing in court for the first time in three years the family shares their feelings about Friday's court ruling

Convicted murderer Barry Garcia appeared in court appealing his life sentence. The family of his victim was in the courtroom and spoke with us after the decision. “The defendant’s summary for disposition is denied,” said District Judge Wade L. Webb. After almost a year of delays, the Tendeland family finally hears the answer they’ve been hoping for. The man convicted…

Barry Garcia Appeal Denied

After appealing for a resentencing Garcia will not be granted resentencing

Barry Garcia, the man convicted of murdering a West Fargo woman in 1995 argued his case in Cass County Court for an appeal hearing. Garcia was trying to be re–sentenced with consideration for recent Supreme Court rulings on sentencing a minor to life in prison without parole. Garcia’s lawyer argued because of rulings such as Miller vs Alabama, which removed…

Man Accused in Breckenridge Shooting is Charged

Witnesses say Matthew Allard threatened to shoot everyone as he was leaving the Breckenridge house

A Breckenridge man has been charged with attempted murder for a shooting last Thursday night at a home in Breckenridge. Matthew Allard, 27, is accused of shooting Issac Herrera during an argument. Herrera was shot in the stomach and remains in a Fargo hospital. Witnesses told police that Allard said he “might as well shoot everyone” as he was leaving…

Police Arrest Suspect Wanted in Fatal Rapid City Stabbing

Police arrested 26-year-old Joseph Rich who is the suspect in the killing of 20-year-old Juan Legarda Jr.

Rapid City police have arrested a suspect in a New Year’s Day homicide. Joseph Rich, 26, of Rapid City, is a suspect in the fatal stabbing of 20-year-old Juan Legarda Jr., of Rapid City, about 2 a.m. Sunday. Officers who responded to the disturbance found three injured people. Legarda was pronounced dead at the scene, and the other two were…

New Details Released in Fargo Christmas Eve Killing

The name of the victim has been revealed in newly released court documents

FARGO, N.D. Timothy Porter, the Fargo man accused of killing a man on Christmas Eve is now charged with murder. He just had his first appearance in court. The court appearance was brief. “Because this is a felony, we’re not going to take any kind of plea from you today. Instead, we’re going to set the case on for your…

Dispute Leads to Alleged Christmas Eve Murder

One man is in jail and another dead after an early morning dispute at a Fargo home.

FARGO, N.D. In the early hours of this morning, a tragedy unfolded in a Fargo neighborhood. A domestic dispute ending in the alleged murder of a 26–year–old Fargo man. Police responded to a call at this home at about 4:20 am. When they arrived, they found two men and a woman. One of the men had suffered a stab wound…